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Your Brain on Facts

Things you never knew and a few things you thought you did know.  Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts Lore and Good Job, Brain! overlap with the YouTube channel Today I Found Out and the countdown episodes on CineFix - that's Your Brain On Facts!

May 11, 2021

Updates on the Guinness world record and current troubles for some podcast listeners.

As voted on by our Patreon patrons, today we're talking about mud.  This ubiquitous combination of water and dirt is useful to science, employed in health and beauty, a little-known component of professional sports, and even...


May 4, 2021

What do PT Barnum's performer General Tom Thumb, Elvis's manager Colonel Tom Park, and wrestler turned cartoon character Sargent Slaughter have in common?

00:53 General Tom Thumb

08:58 Colonel Tom Parker

25:34 Sargent Slaughter

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Apr 27, 2021

If a little is good, a lot must be better, right? You'd be surprised how many common, innocuous things in our world can actually kill you. Just when you thought it was safe to drink water.


Need some light reading in a heavy world?  Good thing there's the YBOF book!

Guest quote reader: Shawn from Ink & Ash, formerly...


Apr 21, 2021

True stories of people who educated themselves, to turn the law from a sword into a shield.

Guest quote readers: CJ from Been Through Some S***, Chris from This Week Today.

Need some light reading in a heavy world?  Good thing there's the YBOF book!

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Apr 6, 2021

With guest presenters, in approximate order of appearance:

Bunny Trails 

A Star Wars podcast                                  

Footnoting History

Grammar Girl

Reel Feels 

Die-alougue

Gurus of Comedy 

Lexitecture 

Ignorance Was Bliss

Happily Ever Aftermath

Doomsday

Strange Animals

In the Doll World